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MEMBA – Schools Out

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental, Upbeat by Jeff

MEMBA show off their versatility with “Schools Out”—a catchy and upbeat track that’s worlds apart from their usual heavier sound. They said it’s meant to express the childhood sense of wonder that everyone is born with, which is all too easy to lose touch with as you get older. I think they nailed that feeling with this one—the bubbly production …

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Otherwise Fine – It’s Always Been U (Audio Aquarium Premiere)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Premiere, Uplifting by Jeff1 Comment

Introducing Otherwise Fine—a brand new electronic duo that’s poised to make major waves with their refreshingly unique sound. Their debut EP IwantU showed off the duo’s skill set with creative originals and unexpected remixes (the Biggie Smalls remix is wild), and their new song “It’s Always Been U” further drives home the point that these guys are good. “It’s Always …

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Manila Killa – Skin (feat. OutsideOUTSIDE)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Pop by Jeff1 Comment

Manila Killa‘s debut EP 1993 came out of nowhere and has quickly become my favorite thing to listen to right now. It’s filled with super clean and catchy production and has some great guest features too. My favorite song, “Skin”, features alternative pop/R&B/electronic group OutsideOUTSIDE and has one of the most satisfying drops I’ve heard this year–but don’t expect screeching …

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San Holo – Lead Me Back

In Acoustic, Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Guitar, Uplifting by Jeff1 Comment

The evolution of San Holo‘s style has been really cool to watch. “Lead Me Back” is one of his most indie rock sounding releases to date, which certainly isn’t a bad thing—especially since the electronic stylings still have a strong presence. It’s probably not an easy combination to pull off, but San Holo does it with a natural ease. The …

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TRAILS – DMMH

In Beats, Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Instrumental by Jeff1 Comment

With his first release of the year, Berlin-based producer TRAILS delivers a stunning new song titled “DMMH”. It’s filled with summery guitar and hard charging synths, with delicate piano sections interspersed to round things out. Overall it’s a really pretty piece of electronic music that’s an absolute pleasure to digest. Check out more from TRAILS on SoundCloud and stream “DMMH” …

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ODESZA – Thin Floors And Tall Ceilings (ford. Remix)

In Chill, Downtempo, Electronic, Instrumental, Remix by Jeff1 Comment

Following the success of his breathtaking remix of “SWIM” by Mild Minds, 18 year old Utah based producer ford. is back with an official remix for none other than ODESZA. The young artist takes full advantage of the opportunity by delivering a gorgeous reworking of the original song—adding lush piano melodies, upbeat percussion, and a unique new spin on the …

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Quinn XCII – Holding Hands (feat. Elohim)

In Chill, Dreamy, Electronic, Pop by Jeff1 Comment

Quinn XCII‘s new album has arrived and the very first song—a melancholic collaboration with Elohim—is a true standout. “Holding Hands” is a heart-wrenching song about moving on that features softly crooned vocals from both artists alongside warm and elegant production. It’s easily my favorite song from the Michigan artist’s latest project, but the rest of the album is certainly worth …

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Diplo – New Shapes (feat. Octavian)

In Chill, Pop, Zone Out by Jeff1 Comment

The latest from Diplo is a hypnotic and serene collaboration with London based vocalist Octavian. Diplo’s versatility is put on display in “New Shapes”, with gorgeously chilled out production that’s complimented perfectly by Octavian’s reggae-like vocal melodies. I’m really feeling this one. It’s the second single from Diplo’s upcoming EP, Europa, which is shaping up to be something special.

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Jai Paul – Jasmine (ilo ilo Rework)

In Chill, Cover, Pop by Jeff1 Comment

ilo ilo bring some much needed warm and summery vibes with this cover of the enigmatic Jai Paul‘s 2012 single “Jasmine”. Steel drums and chugging percussion create an easy groove, with hazy vocals and familiar guitar riffs rounding things out. ilo ilo’s style really shines through and makes for a solid reworking of a beloved song. Listen to the original …

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Mild Minds – SWIM (ford. Remix)

In Chill, Downtempo, Electronic, Remix, Zone Out by Jeff2 Comments

18 year old Utah based producer ford. just let loose this somber and atmospheric remix of Mild Minds‘ single, “SWIM”. Delicate piano work, spacey synths, and expertly chopped vocals are combined to create a moody vibe that’s perfect for a rainy day. Head over to ford.’s SoundCloud to hear more of this young artists chilled out work, and stream his …